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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Seniors learn how to recognize scammers


Stephanie Thompson

Trona Valley Federal Credit Union employees Denise Welch and Kylee Straw give seniors tips on how to avoid scams.

After working for a long time to secure stable finances for retirement, the last thing one wants to do is lose all those savings to a scammer.

During the month of June, the Golden Hour Senior Center hosted presentations to focus around Elder Abuse Awareness month.

One of the presentations came from Trona Valley Federal Credit Union representatives who focused on making sure seniors are financially aware by recognizing scammers, resisting the scam and then reporting the scam to proper authorities.

The most common forms of senior scams involve senior exploitation, which is when a friend or f...

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